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La Posta Restaurant

538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
+1 831-457-2782
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
“lasagnette” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at this restaurant several times. I fine that for the most part the food is excellent. It is well thought out with creativity and good taste. On occasion they miss the mark, but rarely. There is always something new to taste. The...More

Thank bcneus
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We've enjoyed La Posta in the past so were looking forward to a great meal. The positives: the staff is excellent - helpful, present, informed. The appetizers (heirloom tomato salad, and fig/melon/prosciutto) were really good although the fig appetizer was very small. Entrees: There were...More

Thank mangiam0
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

La Posta is a wonderful experience. You probably won’t know exactly what you have ordered until it arrives. The menu is very creative and always great. All Italian wines but server will help you with ordering the wine as well as finding an excellent dinner...More

1  Thank Ric S
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is a consistently great place to enjoy great food and wine. Very interesting and delicious food presentations, great Italian wine list, and the environment is friendly and not noisy. Best to have reservations but they keep some tables open for walk in's and they...More

1  Thank Neil B
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We celebrated my BFFs birthday here and are so glad we did. We all ordered different items from the menu shaved brussel sprouts, cod with capers, lasagnette, and more. Just outstanding. Fish cooked perfectly, subtle spices and the desserts were in a class of their...More

2  Thank IMIUBU2
Reviewed December 19, 2017

Went there for traditional Italian. Upon entering a nearly empty restaurant I was asked if I had a reservation. The lady was grumpy- my wife wanted to leave right then. I preserved. When they brought the menu, I did not see spaghetti a la bolognese...More

Thank Pierre_Kingston
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Very limited menu. Food was good...not great. Very busy but they handled all the customers well. Wine list was extensive and reasonably priced.

Thank MaryHanson19
Reviewed November 12, 2017

We dine at La Posta regularly, often twice a month (we are lucky to live within walking distance). We are glad that after about four years of steady patronage, we were recognized and greeted warmly each time. With a change in the personnel in the...More

1  Thank Clover88Live
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We enjoyed our meal so much, that we made reservations for the 2nd night when we walked out. Both nights the food was very fresh. The wine list is good, and our waiter made a great suggestion. We will come back! Oh yes, and don't...More

2  Thank Kelsey1976
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Food was exceptional, the wait staff on point, great wine suggestions. We had treh porzioni but, and I'm assuming, there appeared to be an owner milling about ( the bar in particular) who changed the atmosphere the minute she walked through the door ? Very...More

9  Thank MannyPee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
    (Murray)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-457-2782
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